The German luxury carmaker BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen of France announced Monday they would invest €100 million ($138 million) in a joint venture to develop hybrid vehicle technology.
With the IT industry in a bullish mood, CeBIT opens on Tuesday in Hannover. The world's top high-tech trade fair is preparing to wow visitors with head-spinning futuristic gadgets and the latest in 'cloud computing' technology.
The war on terror recently became a battle for a clean floor in Germany after a man of Tunisian descent found out his order of a vacuum cleaner part had been flagged on a terrorism watch list.
Members of Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg’s fellow conservatives criticized him for plagiarizing his doctoral on Monday, calling him an embarrassment and labelling his handling of the matter a “nail in the coffin for” Germany's democracy.
Germany has proposed an international freeze on all payments to Libya for 60 days to deprive ruler Muammar Qaddafi of the means of "oppressing the people," Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Monday.
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer said Monday it suffered a surprise fourth quarter loss owing to charges that included a write-down on its Schering brand and costs of US legal proceedings.
A member of the Hells Angels biker gang was sentenced to nine years in prison by a Koblenz court Monday for killing a police officer.
Is it no longer safe to use public transport in Germany? Recent attacks in Berlin go hand in hand with the city’s decaying infrastructure, argues Werner van Bebber from Der Tagesspiegel.
Heidi's Oscar predictions were proven (mostly) right at the Academy Awards show on Sunday night. While the famous cross-eyed opossum correctly tipped the winners for the Best Actor and Actress, she got the Best Film award wrong.
German Health Minister Philipp Rösler on Monday rejected plans by conservatives to ensure doctor’s appointments within three weeks for those with public health insurance, saying it would not address the real problem – a shortage of doctors.
The Bundeswehr teamed up with the British Royal Air Force to stage a risky covert rescue mission, plucking 132 Europeans from Libya, among them 22 Germans, according to a media report on Monday.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday evening slammed "xenophobia" in Germany and urged Turks to integrate into German society without abandoning their own culture.
Ten-man Bayer Leverkusen stayed second in the Bundesliga on Sunday despite being held to a 2-2 draw at Werder Bremen, while Bayern Munich have waved the white-flag on their title aspirations.